New tech takes the guesswork out of gut diagnosis

New technology developed by scientists at the University of Auckland could soon enable faster diagnosis of gut conditions often difficult to detect.

Instead of requesting patients cut out certain foods, or relying on chemical tests or even a physical probe to examine the digestive tract, Dr Peng Du and his 12-strong research team at the university’s bioengineering institute are using electrode technology to map what is wrong in an unhealthy gut through bioelectrical activity.

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Newsroom | 21 May 2017

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